Has Donald Trump Jr got Covid?

DONALD Trump Jr announced that he has coronavirus in an Instagram video on November 21.

He said that he would be spending his quarantine watching Netflix and cleaning his guns.

The President’s son has come down with coronavirus

Has Donald Trump Jr got Covid?

Don Jr shared a video to Instagram on November 21 after news spread that he tested positive for coronavirus just months after his dad and girlfriend Kimberly Guilfoyle were infected.

Don Jr, 42, now joins the long list of people close to Trump who have tested positive for Covid.

Donald Trump Jr’s spokesperson confirmed the news

Following Trump’s diagnosis was Hope Hicks, Melania Trump, Barron Trump, Kayleigh McEnany, Ronna McDaniel, Kellyanne Conway, Chris Christie, Bill Stepien, Stephen Miller, Mark Meadows, David Bossie, Corey Lewandowski – and now Don Jr.

Skeptical far-right political commentator Candace Owens has accused the president’s son of pretending to be infected with the virus.

Candace Owens said Covid was a scam

She slammed him on Twitter for being “perfectly healthy”, while dismissing the bug – which has killed 250,000 Americans – as a “scam”.

When did he get coronavirus?

The news was confirmed by Don Jr’s spokesperson on the evening of November 21 after Bloomberg News first reported his diagnosis.

“Don tested positive at the start of the week and has been quarantining out at his cabin since the result,” Don Jr’s spokesperson said.

Trump Jr has been quarantining in his cabin in upstate New York

“He’s been completely asymptomatic so far and is following all medically recommended COVID-19 guidelines.”

It wasn’t immediately clear where Trump Jr’s quarantine cabin was located, but he does own a massive private hunting reserve in upstate New York.

Trump Jr explained that he only took a Covid test out of “an abundance of precaution” because he was planning a father-son trip – which has now been canceled.

Trump Jr said he took a test out of precaution despite not displaying any symptoms

Prior to testing positive, Don Jr recalled being on the road nonstop for a few months.

“No symptoms, nothing,” the American businessman stated. “So, it’s a little bit odd. Maybe it’s a false positive, maybe not.”

What has he said about it?

In the Instagram video where he announced his diagnoses, he said: “Got the Rona. I’m totally asymptomatic.

“Going to give it a couple days of quarantine and follow the protocols then get retested in case it was a false positive as I feel and have felt totally fine.”

He pointed out that despite the darkness in the room he recorded the footage in, he looks “OK.”

“You can see I don’t have the red eyes like they claimed I had for apparently using cocaine prior to my RNC speech – but, that is the world of the internet,” Don Jr added.

“God knows I troll and do my fair share of it. So I guess a lot of that’s going to come back to me in time.”

Trump Jr was referring to when he had red, glassy eyes as he made a speech supporting his dad at the Republican National Convention.

He concluded his video by wishing his supporters the best and asking for e-books or Netflix recommendations.

“I may have a couple days of solo time and there’s only so many guns I can clean,” Don Jr added, saying that he will go through his gun safe.